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but is expected to survive. in santa rosa, kpix5. >>> happening today, president obama is coming to the bay area. air force one touches down at 10:30 this morning. the president spent the night in seattle where he took part in at least two fundraisers for democrats in the upcoming midterm election. he will continue his fund raising efforts here and as can p pi ask 5 mark kelly reports, mr. obama will also focus on immigration. >> reporter: a steady stream of supporters line up 24 hours early for a chance to hear president obama speak. the president's bay area public appearance is at the betty ohm recreation center in chinatown monday. the president will use this neighborhood of immigrants as a back drop for his renewed push on immigration reform. josh wolf says that chinatown location is perfect. >> our country is really built on immigrants and everyone's story is an immigrant story. >> it's a quick visit but political fund aunts say it's sending one clear message, the two term president is losing his political capitol but take the price to wine and dine with the president at the jazz center, as
this morning only four out of 10 americans say president obama can manage the federal government effectively. according to a new poll by cnn and orc international. the survey also shows 53% of americans believe that mr. obama is not honest and trustworthy. the shakey obamacare rollout is mostly responsible for those poll numbers but the president hopes to turn the tide by focusing on immigration. kpix5 is live in san francisco teen chinatown where president obama gives a speech on the issue. >> reporter: you're right, michelle. the president is expected to make remarks on immigration reform and pick up democratic campaign cash while in the bay area but some of his supporters say they aren't too excited to dig deep in their pockets. a steady stream of supporters line up 24 hours early for a chance to hear president obama speak. the presidents bay area public appearance is at the betty ong recreation center in chinatown today. the president will use this neighborhood of immigrants as a back drop for his renewed push on immigration reform. josh wolf says the chinatown location is perfect. >> ou
witnesses at bay after they tried to intervene when williams resisted arrest. >>> president obama's upcoming appearance in san francisco may not be as well attended as organizers had hoped. as kpix 5's andria borba reports, tickets to the democratic fundraiser are now being sold at bargain prices. >>> reporter: when you think of rolling back prices, you think walmart, not the president. but that's just what's happening with president obama's fundraiser monday at the sf jazz center. tickets that were $1,000 a pop now half off, yours for $500. >> former california gop chair tom dell ba carrow says the president's image is dented from recent scandals like the obamacare rollout and eavesdropping on world leaders. >> the october fundraising for the democrats at the senatorial level was very good. i think there's a difference now though when it's president obama raising money. right now, he is not that popular. obamacare is not popular. but they are doing well in other ways. >> reporter: the president's approval rating is at an all- time low and he was recently spoofed on a "saturday night live"
story is an immigrant story. >> immigration reform will be the hot topic when president obama touches down in the bay area today. >> the weather is just in sane. >> thanksgiving travel is off to a rough start as a severe storm makes its way across the country. from across the bay, to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. >>> good morning, everyone. monday, it's here, the weekend is so quick. november 25th, i'm frank mallicoat. >> it does go by quick and i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. developing right now at 6:00, wintry weather across the midwest killed at least eight people and the ice, snow and floods have already gotten in the way of thanksgiving travel plans. >> and a man is being hailed as a hero after he saves another womans life who tries to jump to her death at a raiders game. we've got that story straight ahead. >>> i'm live in san francisco. the president will be back in the bay area to tap into some of that campaign atm, his first stop is at chinatown to talk immigration reform why some experts say his supporters might be rel
. >>> president obama down in southern california today wrapping up his three day west coast tour. his schedule stops today include dreamworks animation in glendale and a fundraiser at the home of mar that kaufman the creator of "friends." this follows a stop right here in san francisco that was not completely friendly. >> what i'd like to do -- [ people chanting ] how about -- these guys don't need to go. >> an immigration activist heckled the president during a speech yesterday. 22-year-old juthhong is an undocumented immigrant from san francisco. he told kpix 5's joel vasquez why he confronted president obama. >> we'll venten our families. -- strengthen our families and most importantly -- most importantly, we will live up -- most importantly we will live up to our character as a nation. >> i said mr. president. i need your help. i cannot celebrate thanksgiving week with my family members because of my immigration status. i told him please, use your executive authority to halt deportation for all undocumented emigrant family members a-- immigrant family members across the country. you have t
thank you. the woman is in the hospital. her name though has not been released. >>> president obama is in southern california right now. it's the final day of his three day west coast trip. his scheduled stops today include glendale at dreamworks animation where he's expected to promote the economic policies and also attend a fundraiser at the los angeles home of marta kaufman the creator of "friends." the reception in san francisco was not completely warm. >> what i'd like to do -- [ people chanting ] how about -- these guys don't need to go. >> an immigration activist heckled the president during his speech yesterday. 22-year-old ju hong a recent uc berkeley graduate is an undocumented immigrant from south korea. he told kpix 5's joel vasquez why he confronted the president. >> we'll strengthen our families and most importantly -- we will live up -- most importantly we will live up to our character as a nation. >> i said mr. president, i need your help. i cannot celebrate thanksgiving week with my family members because of my immigration status. i told him please, use your executi
as of last week. that's 1/10 of the half million enrollees the obama administration expected for october. the white house plans to release a report on first month enrollment figures later this week. >> the enrollment numbers which will be the first month of enrollment are likely to be quite low given the struggles that people have had getting access to the site and getting information. >> states running their own exchanges are struggling. 49,000 people signed up for coverage so far on 12 of those sites. california is one of two states that hasn't yet released enrollment figures. >>> thousands will say i do. that's because the date has consecutive numbers. today is 11/12/13. 36 couples are scheduled to tie the knot today. >> it's definitely something that will stick with us, our kids, and our kids kids. >> there were no objections, i was like let's do it. i didn't have trouble booking make up artist, cake, dress. >> davids bridal said the nationwide survey shows a 700% jump in weddings. that amounts to 3000 couples who will have 11/12/13, good for the men who will hopefully never forget t
in saying the obama administration has to make adjustments to keep its promise. >> so i personally believe even if it takes a change in the law that the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> president obama has apologized to people who lost coverage and says his team is looking at a number of options to fix the problem. >>> a major airline merger is another step closer to happening. details now from cbs moneywatch reporter alexis christoforous. >>> reporter: it could be another good day for airlines stocks. most rallied yesterday after the justice department finally gave its blessing to the american airlines-us airways merger but they first agreed to conception. the two carriers must give -- concessions. the two carriers must give uplanding spots in some big seats. a federal judge has to approve the creation of the world's largest airline. stocks pointing to a lower open on wall street. yesterday the dow was down. nasdaq flat. netflix is getting a makeover. starting today the streaming video service will displa
obama's inner circle contemplated dropping joe biden to help him get re- elected in 2012. cocaine pumpkins, canadian border officials discovered pumpkins stuffed with cocaine in the passenger's luggage at montreal airport yesterday. police are investigating that. and ipad air. the new ipad comes out in stores today. remember, you can follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and the halloween candy isn't gone yet. we already have a christmas controversy hand over a christmas ornament sweater. hallmark changed the lyrics to "deck the halls" so is says fun apparel instead of gay apparel. customers blasted the company on social media. hallmark is surprised but has no plans to stop selling the sweater. >>> 6:17. it's a yard sale like never before. oprah winfrey is selling items from four of her homes. a bunch of stuff, paintings, and other things to be sold off, 317 personal belongings available for preview at the santa barbara polo an racquet club. she is downsizing to decorate and to donate. auction proceeds will benefit oprah's leadership academy foundation. >> i bet she has a lot of goo
francisco fundraiser featuring president obama. monday's event is meant to raise money for democrat congressional candidates. but it's suffering from sluggish sales. tickets that were $1,000 each are now on sale for half that amount. former state republican chair tom del beccaro says the rocky rollout of healthcare reform may be a reason. >> the october fundraising for the democrats at the senatorial level actually was very good. but i think it was the difference now though when it's president obama raising money, right now he is not that popular, obamacare is not that popular. but they are doing well in other facets. >> the event will take place at the san francisco jazz center. >>> the next step for the new apple headquarters in cupertino is the groundbreaking and that's expected to happen before the end of the year. the cupertino city council made it official last night, apple can build its big round building that will cover nearly 3 million square feet. first the council reduced the size of the tax break, though, it gave apple years ago to stay in the city of cupertino. >>> it's
. >> president obama apologizes to the public for the glitches with the affordable care act. what he says about solving the problem. >> and a busy friday morning commute. several travel advisories for bay area bridges caused by the fog, plus the traffic alert involving a fatal collision with a pedestrian in san jose. more on your morning drive coming up. >> and super typhoon haiyan not quite super anymore. we got an update. when it makes landfall it has sustained winds of 195 miles per hour gusting to 235. it is now just been weakening an has been downgraded. still a strong storm system at the sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. but now a category 4 storm. it is moving back out into open waters where it looks like it will maintain its strength and possibly hit vietnam near da nang as a very powerful and dangerous storm, a category 4 storm, making landfall and then it should slowly weaken there to a category 2. very devastating storm. we are still finding out more about the damage if the philippines. for more on that let's go to cate caugiran in the newsroom. >> reporter: thank you, lawrence.
the obama administration has to make adjustments to keep its promise to the american people. >> i personally believe even if it takes a change in the law the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to the people and let them keep what they got. >> white house says president obama has ordered his staff to find a solution for the nearly 5 million americans who will lose their insurance beginning on january 1. >>> bay area news. walnut creek police plan to clear what's left of three small homeless encampments today. all are located in the city's downtown area. police decided to take action including reports of thefts, assaults and aggressive panhandling. one encampment had an outbreak of scabies. >>> the redwood city woman charged with killing a menlo park couple last month is pleading not guilty. prosecutors say 54-year-old marjorie reitzell's blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when she hit the couple walking their dog in menlo park. >>> aldon smith looked different when he showed up in court yesterday. this is smith's booking photo from septembe
nurses stepping up to help the storm-ravagedded philippines. >> president clinton says president obama should keep his healthcare promise. i'm susan mcginnis in washington. coming up, what that promise was and the white house reaction. >> reporter: and a new round of protests expected today against the new president of the uc system, janet napolitano. what people are having a problem with coming up next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >>> >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald >>> i have to i have to's aftermath is crippling the central -- typhoon haiyan as aftermath is crippling the central philippines. how one group here at home is answering the call for help. >> reporter: it is the first meeting as president of the university of california system. janet napolitano is receiving loud criticism with more expected today t. >> a few showers yesterday. will we see any more to come? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and going
up for the health plan in the first month. that's just about one-fifth of the obama administration's original projection. only about one quarter of the enrollments were done through the federal healthcare.gov website. most were actually done through 14 state websites. about 45% of those enrollments came through "covered california." as for the trouble-plagued federal website, the chief technology officer todd park testified yesterday before the house oversight and government reform committee. >> when will it be operational to your satisfaction? >> well, we have a goal that the team is pursuing, uhm, with tremendous intensity. >> how many more weeks? i'm looking for a number. >> uhm, working hard to have the site functioning by the end of the month. >> that site can now accommodate up to 25,000 users at a time. >>> time now 4:41. a shooting spree outside a high school in pennsylvania. what it may be ek -- or why it may connected to a previous crime. >> and a sesame street favorite going to jail. the goal of a brand-new program for children with incarcerated parents. coming up. ,,,,,
yesterday's telethon, you can still give. go to kpix.com/donate. >>> 4:36. president obama is promising to veto a healthcare bill expected to pass the house. it would allow insurance companies to continue selling policies that don't meet the legal standards that was laid out by the affordable care act. yesterday, the president said cancelled policies would be extended for one year. >> that's on me. i mean, uhm, we fumbled the rollout on this healthcare law. >> house speaker john boehner says the only solution to the problem with the healthcare law is to scrap it completely. >>> what do we want? when do we want it? >> now. >> this is a protest at kaiser permanente's hayward hospital. the pediatric unit is about to be closed. people will now have to go to oakland for care. kaiser says the closure is due to the low patient count at the hospital. and by consolidating, it's improving the care of the children. >>> 4:37 right now. can you believe that, more than $375,000 raised? >> that's incredible. congratulations, bay area! you did a great job. >> very good. >> so good to be part of it for
-speed rail money for upgrades. >>> the obama administration is delaying another part of the affordable care act for a year. the online marketplace for small businesses to buy health insurance won't open until next november. the delay is to let workers focus on fixing the main federal website for obamacare. >>> 4:42. if you are skipping the lines and doing your holiday shopping on the internet, you might not be getting as good a deal as you think. >> the dispute between a bay area startup and the beastie boys over a song parody is over. why the company decided to back down. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, an oakland- based toy compa has agreed to pull its remaf the song "girls" from a vid ad. the company argued fair us ♪[ music ] >>> an oakland-based toy company has agreed to pull this remake of the song "girls" from its video ad. the company goldieblox had argued fair use since the song is a parody of the beastie boys tune but goldieblox backed down after learning of a clause in the will. founding member that specifically bars the use of his music in advertising. he died of cancer la
the image of the affordable care act. this week president obama will visit volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for the health insurance. the healthcare.gov website repeatedly crashed into the first month and was even down for repairs this weekend. republicans are increasing calls now to delay change or end the health care reform plan. >> they are trying to change a tire on a car going 75 miles per hour down the expressway. >> the white house says by the middle of the month it will release numbers showing how many people signed up for health coverage during the first month of the enrollment period. officials say the numbers will be lower than what they had hoped for. >>> president obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first fundraising spring since june. >>> a san francisco park is about to get a major makeover. construction is set to begin at dolores
obama has another bay area fundraising trip in the works. he is scheduled to appear november 25th at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in the house and senate races. no word on any other appearances during that bay area swing? the white house is launching a new campaign to rebuild the image of the affordable care act. the efforts begin this week with president obama visiting volunteers in dallas who are trying to sign up people for health insurance. susan mcginnis has the latest. >> reporter: president obama hits the road this week to build public support for the affordable care act. sunday a senior white house aide insisted the president was told the healthcare.gov website would work on day one but says that's no excuse. >> the website failures are absolutely inexcusable and we own that. >> reporter: the website repeatedly crashed in the first month and was down for repairs this weekend. a new poll shows 48% of americans surveyed believe the government has done a poor job of implementing the healthcare law. >> the pr
that the legislation will create costly frivolous lawsuits. >>> the obama administration now wrapping up its pr campaign for the affordable care act after the trouble plagued launch of healthcare.gov. the problems were mocked at a country music awards show last night. >> ♪ obamacare by morning, over six people served ♪ >> earlier in the day, president obama told a group in texas the healthcare reform plan is still better than what it was in place before and on capitol hill, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius was grilled again this time by the members of the senate finance committee. >> in the last five weeks, access to healthcare.gov has been a miserably frustrating experience for far too many of these americans. it's unacceptable. i am focused on fixing it. and i'm accountable. >> sebelius said the website problems should be completely fixed by the end of the month. >>> it's 5:42 right now. the class of 2014 at one california school has run in a problem with their senior sweatshirts. police warn it could be dangerous to wear them in public. plus -- >> what parents need
:25 right now. coming up, president obama apologizes to americans losing their health plans. but will it be enough to blunt his toughest critics? plus. ♪[ music ] >> dealing with a little laughter and dance. how a bay area cancer patient is inspiring her colleagues and even some strangers coming up. >> reporter: and meteorologists are calling the strongest storm ever right now tearing its way through the philippines devastating towns in its path. we'll have a look at the damage and tell you where the storm is headed next. ,, ,, over the next 40 years the united states population is going to grow by over 90 million people, and almost all that growth is going to be in cities. what's the healthiest and best way for them to grow so that they really become cauldrons of prosperity and cities of opportunity? what we have found is that if that family is moved into safe, clean affordable housing, places that have access to great school systems, access to jobs and multiple transportation modes then the neighborhood begins to thrive and then really really take off. the oxygen of comm
leaders like hillary clinton and her daughter chelsea and here's first lady michelle obama with the first dog beau. previous words of the year include unfriend in 2009, and credit crunch in 2008. as you can imagine, selfie is trending now. also trending, patriots. frank? panthers [ indiscernible ] >> no kidding. >> 20-24. >> that was a tough game. >> walmart one store in ohio is holding a food drive for its own workers. smoking age, new york city is set to ban tobacco sales to anyone under 21 today. brittany murphy is also trending citing a new toxicology report the father of the late actress claims his daughter was killed by rat poison. you can follow us on twitter at #cbssf. . >>> our "kcbs traffic" alert continues in milpitas. northbound 680, it is a slow crawl. we have been waiting to get a new eto from chp for when they are going to be able to re-open the off-ramp but obviously it remains blocked northbound 680 that montague expressway off- ramp remains closed. traffic is jammed into san jose. it's right on the milpitas-san jose border where the accident happened. a big rig slammed
, featu president obama. the event will raise money r sional >>> organizers are scrambling to sell tickets to a san francisco fundraiser featuring the president. the event will raise money for the democratic congressional candidates. but it is suffering from sluggish sales. tickets were $1,000 apiece and are now on sale for $500. the clumsy rollout of the healthcare reform may not be the only reason for the slow sales either. >> they have expanded the seating arrangements. they have expanded where people can come and support the presentation. and so at least according to them, that's what's going on. >> that event will take place monday at the san francisco jazz center. >>> the government shutdown didn't keep americans from spending money last month. >> here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. some encouraging economic news this morning. the commerce department says that retail sales in october rose a much stronger than expected .4% occurring while the federal government was partially shut down. also came after a f
for critical injuries. >>> president obama down in southern california right now. it follows some stops right here in san francisco where the reception was not entirely warm. >> what i'd like to do -- [ people chanting ] how about -- these guys don't need to go. >> an immigration activist heckled rather the president during his speech yesterday. 22-year-old ju hong is a recent uc berkeley graduate is an undocumented immigrant from south korea. he told kpix 5 why he confronted the president. >> i cannot celebrate thanksgiving week with my family members because of my immigration status. i told him please, use your executive authority to halt deportation for all undocumented immigrant family members across the country. >> hong did in the consider it rude to interrupt the president's speech. >>> well, the president's stops today include -- where he's expected to promote his economic policies and also going to attend a fundraiser at the l. a. home of marta kaufman creator of the tv series "friends." >>> the naacp is pushing for upgraded charges against four san jose state university students accu
of there for security reasons, because there's no food, no water. >> reporter: president obama said his thoughts, prayers go out to the people affected by the storm. he ordered the pentagon to deploy marines to assist in recovery efforts. the first wave of aid already arrived. >> food, water is already a basic. >> reporter: luis is a red cross relief worker headed to the philippines. >> home country. i've seen the last of -- it's emotional, but it's a part of the job. >> reporter: the devastation is so severe people are digging through the debris to find food as they wait for the much-needed help. cbs news, washington. >> almost 1,000 people are dead in the philippines. officials say the final count could be 10,000 or more >>> it bay area has one of the largest philippine know communities in the united states. a lot of people are sending aid back to their home country. don knapp learned it could be awhile before it gets there. >> reporter: pastor bob on guitar leads his creation in song and prayer for victims of typhoon hayan. >> we also lift up the troops deployed in the philippines. >> repo
the sweater. >>> hallmark sweater is trending on twitter this morning. also trending obama approval. the president's approval rating hit an all-time low in a new paul. cbs is considering a new "how i met your mother" spinoff. apple device goes on sale today and dell confirms it was selling a laptop that smelled like cat urine but fixed it. follow us on twitter at #cbssf. >>> and updating you now on our breaking news in milpitas, an injury accident on northbound 680 continues to block at least one lane approaching scott creek. and these are once again a live look at the scene. it was a construction worker and another worker in a work truck. they were working to remove a sign on the shoulder when another driver rammed into that truck and one person was killed. another worker suffered minor injuries. so you can see the investigation out there now. and some of the delays beginning to grow on our sensors coming up northbound. so it looks like the backups begin right around jacqueline in milpitas. the accident is on the fremont milpitas border. consider using 880 as an alternate while the
weeks the obamacare rollout was so clunky it started to cause problems for the democratic candidate but the vote happened right at the right time. and democrat terry mcauliffe beat the tea party candidate in ken cuccinelli in a big upset and the direct result of the government shutdown in alabama, we saw the tea party candidate also lose to a more moderate candidate in a republican primary. so not a great day for the tea partiers. everyone is going to be looking to these elections as they determine where they put their money for next year's congressional races in november 2014. >> politics there. we are going to talk about sunnyvale because they passed that gun measure down there. >> reporter: they did. and it's about to go to court. [ laughter ] >> we'll hold to you that. that's coming up at 6:30 and the secession didn't work out too well, either. >> reporter: no, it didn't. >> thank you. remember that you can find more of melissa's segments on mornings@cbs5.com, analysis, right on our website, kpix.com/mornings. >>> president obama is heading to texas today to meet with volunteers
save hundreds." call or click today. awards. carrie underwood last >>> the obama website took center stage at the country music awards last night. kerry underwood and brad paisley opened last night's show with jokes about how people are having a tough time enrolling. president obama took his public relations campaign for the affordable care act on the road meanwhile. he told a group in texas the healthcare reform plan is still better than what we had before. >>> the reese cents deaths of two transit workers are putting the spotlight on worker safety issues at bart. today a state assembly committee will look into the matter. the hearing will evaluate a decades old bart procedure called simple approval. it allows workers to enter restricted areas along tracks with the understanding they are not protected from trains or given any advanced warning of approaching trains. >>> oakland police trying to determine if hate crime charges could apply in the case of a bus passenger who was set on fire. investigators say 18-year-old luke fleischman was asleep on an ac transit bus on monday night wh
laptops and 31 ipads that were stolen. >>> president obama is promising to veto a healthcare bill expected to pass the house today. the republican backed measure would allow insurance companies to continue selling policies that don't meet the legal standards laid out in the affordable care act. not only do those who lost their policies but to new customers, as well. yesterday, president obama said canceled policies would be extended for one year. >> this fix won't solve every problem for every person. but it's going to help a lot of people. >> i would encourage every member to help keep that promise and vote for this important bill. >> so far nearly 5 million americans have been told their insurance plan would be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the new law. >>> some other headlines now on this friday around the bay. the golden gate bridge committee has approved charging for parking at the larkspur ferry terminal. parking spots that used to be free will now cost you $2 a day. the board is expected to give final approval on that plan today. >>> and for the second time in th
breach of president obama's security but both have been removed from the president's detail. >>> time now 5:09. call it the ultimate gamble. why a bay area 23-year-old just turned down three billion dollars from facebook. plus -- >> hurts very bad. and i just want to say let's pray for them, hope they're okay. >> the disaster in the philippines hitting close to home as local children step up their efforts to aid in the relief. >> and a police chief was busted on camera breaking the law. what he did on his motorcycle that has him in hot water. >> a thick fog settling in over the bay area. will it break up today? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and we are still watching this big rig crash in pinole. big rig lost control and went up the embankment wednesday bound 80 by pinole valley. more coming up. >> and a reminder kpix 5 is partnering up with the red cross to raise money for the victims. we are going to have a live phone bank today from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. to learn how you can help, go tow our kpix.com/donate. we'll be right back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, a company he started. but in the
, go to kpix.com/donate. >>> president obama promises to veto a bill expected to pass the house today. the republican backed measure would allow insurance companies to continue selling policies that don't meet the legal standards laid out in the affordable care act. not only to those who lost their policies but to new customers, as well. yesterday president obama said canceled policies would be extended for only one year. >> this fix won't solve every problem for every person. but it's going to help some people. >> i would encourage every member to help keep that promise and vote for this important bill. >> so far, nearly 5 million americans have been told their insurance plan would be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the new law. >>> what do we want? >> pediatrics! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> protestors at kaiser's hayward hospital are upset about plans to close the pediatrics unit at the end of the week. those who would normally use the hospital would have to go to oakland for care. kaiser says it's due to low patient count plus by consolidating, it is impro
hernandez died. >>> today in sacramento state health officials could decide to go against president obama's wishes on obamacare. the issue is whether people can keep their insurance coverage if it doesn't comply with the affordable care act. the plan before the board that oversees "covered california" would not allow those noncompliant policies after march 31. >>> time now 6:11. sarah palin back in the spotlight but this time, it's not over something she said but the car she drove. why wasilla city officials hope her suv will be a big financial boost. plus -- >> he is a big help. he is like oh, yeah you can do it. you got to finish your homework. >> kids refer to him by nickname but it's not because mr. b is known for being an easy a. the teaching methods that have made mr. bracco california's 2014 teacher of the year. >> still looking at some pockets of some heavy rainfall around the bay area this morning. but brighter days are ahead. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and it's crowded and getting wet now as you're looking live right now at 101 in san jose. very busy in the northbound
in sacramento, state health officials could decide to go against president obama's wishes on obamacare. the issue is whether people can keep their insurance coverage if it does not comply with the affordable care act. the plan before the board that overseas "covered california" would not allow those noncompliant policies after march 31. >>> the vallejo high school apaches are ended. the school board voted to drop the long running mascot after complaints from indian activists. the decision followed and often heated debate at a board meeting last night. >> that's a racist logo. >> it's a softball! so sit down! >> it doesn't matter. >> i am not a relic from antiques road show. i am a living and human being and i am not a mascot. >> it's not racism. it's trying to show the people that they do exist. >> it will be expensive to remove the apaches emblem from throughout the school and replace the mascots. the board says those changes will happen over time. the apaches will be officially retired when the class of 2014 graduates in june. a design team will come up with some ideas for a new
a fan won 20 grand for that shot in oklahoma. >>> california's blow to president obama. why the promise if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor will not be true in our state. >> and breaking news across the bay area. b.a.r.t. trains at a standstill. what's causing major problems on the tracks. >> and a fire burning right now in the north bay, homes are evacuated. we'll give you the status coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> this is kpix 5 news. >>> another frustrating morning for b.a.r.t. commuters. we're learning now that a computer glitch has stopped trains until further notice meaning it could be a while before trains get back on track. >> fire season isn't over. there's one burning right now in the north bay. dozens of homes are evacuated. >> and those strong gusty winds aren't helping anything with a fire, gusty winds, power outages around the bay area. >> and with b.a.r.t. service shut down until further notice, it means more folks are going to be hitting the roads. we'll have the latest on your traffic conditions coming up. >>> good morning everyone. friday is h
. >> i guess so. all the turkeyses that president obama has pardoned over the years they died. in most cases they are too fat to sustain themselves. the last two cobbler and gobbler died within a year. that's not right. >> the storied home of george washington. >>> hi, good morning. happy thanksgiving. we know you and your family have plenty of cooking to do you about it's progress nothing as nice as this. we are at glide memorial. all that food, 950 pounds of veggies, going to be cut and prepped by these volunteers. we'll talk to one of them, they are doing all the fixings here. we'll tell you about it coming up. >> i'm mark kelly live in redwood city. it's not even black friday. and the stores are already open. but how is the turnout at this kmart? we'll tell you coming up. [ male announcer ] step one, prepare for triumph. step two, baconated cheese for awesome. step three, get ready to wow. step four... mmmmm. ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and
supposed to start signing up through healthcare.gov this monday. the obama administration says the delay will allow its tech "timesaver traffic" to make fixes so individuals can successfully navigate the site. >> it was important for us to prioritize the functionality that would enable consumers individually to shop and enroll online. >> reporter: in a statement, republican speaker of the house john boehner said the president bit off more than he can chew with this new healthcare law and small businesses are now forced to bear the consequences. the announcement comes as the administration rushes to meet its own deadline to build capacity on healthcare.gov by sunday. white house officials want the site to handle 50,000 users at once. but there is still a question about what happens if more people log on. the white house has been pushing consumers to use the thanksgiving weekend to get signed up for health insurance. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> even though small businesses can't use the website, they can buy plans through agents, brokers or directly with insurance companies.
at an obama administration war room obtained by congressman darrell issa, a republican from southern california. >>> every year millions of people donate their blood for free. but wait until you see what christin ayers discovered happens to those free donations. it's a story you will only see right here on kpix 5. >>> reporter: watson gives blood to help her community. >> saving a life is priceless. >> reporter: but her donation doesn't stay local or priceless for long. at blood banks like this one that the red cross runs in oakland, blood gets separated into products, red blood cells, plasma and platelets. >> we get the most out of each donation that way. >> reporter: the red cross's bay area spokesman jared schultzman says it's an expensive process. >> for us to collect, test and process the blood and distribute it, we incur great fees. >> reporter: the cost has to be passed on and that's why blood is big business. >> it is one very valuable commodity. >> reporter: arthur kaplan is one of the country's leading experts on blood. >> think of it as oil. it has to be refined and moved
obama is returning to the bay area at the end of this month. he is scheduled to appear november 25th the at the san francisco jazz center. it's a fundraiser for two committees to help democratic candidates in house and senate races. it will be the president's first local fundraising swing since he visited palo alto in june. >>> 4:35. another check of weather. 42 degrees when i got in my car this morning. a little chilly outside. things are changing in a hurry. freezing temperatures in the north bay valley. looks like we will see a warmer day ahead by the afternoon as high pressure moves overhead. right now a cold start to the morning. the lights are on on the bridge. remember that? that's kind of nice to see out there. nice clear skies as well all around the bay area. the temperatures getting cold in spots again. 41 in concord. 44 san jose. a chilly 36 in santa rosa. 32 degrees and freezing at the airport in napa. by the afternoon we are expecting more sunshine. temperatures probably going to be a little bit warmer today. let's plan on 60s, maybe low 70s well inland as you get inside
but unfortunately lying to the american people is not. >> president obama anticipates the website will be working the way it's supposed to by the end of the month. >>> well, we haven't heard about the high-speed rail project in a while that's supposed to connect the bay area to l.a. >> we are talking about it this morning because sharon chin discovered the rail project is running right over some little known tunnels that a long time ago were places to party. >> reporter: in the heart of fresno's chinatown from a secret entryway, we descended under the streets from one basement that connects to others. in the late 1870s and decades afterwards this was part of an underground chinatown a haven for gambling, prosecution, opium and drinking under prohibition. >> people would always talk about don't go under because there's things down there that's dangerous. >> reporter: as founder of the group chinatown revitalization, she says she has led more than 1500 people on tours into the dark world over the years. under the cobwebs and behind peep holes she shines light on her history. as a boy, her father us
the obama administration expected for october. these figures only reflect enrollment through federal web sites which has had highly publicized glitches since it went online. >>> more american stores are planning to start the holiday shopping season on thanksgiving this year. cbs money watch reporter, alexis christoforous with the latest. >> reporter: wal-mart is opening for business at 6:00 p.m., two hours earlier than last year. the world's largest retailer is part of a growing trend to move black friday the day after thanksgiving earlier and earlier. target will open an hour earlier than last year at 8:00 p.m. and just last week, kmart customers expressed out oarage after -- out raged that it will open at 6:00 a.m. on thanksgiving morning. and the dow jones industrial will begin trading later today at another all time high. the dough -- dow rose 29 points and the biggest smart phone makers are going head to head in a silicone valley courtroom. lawyers there are apple and samsung will -- lawyers for apple and samsung will pick a jury today. the current trial is a battle over older produ
tornadoes were repo >>> president obama has pledged any help necessary to the midwestern states hit by deadly tornadoes. more than 80 were reported on sunday. at least 8 people were killed and hundreds of homes were flattened. one woman in indiana said she had just seconds to get her child and take shelter in her bathroom. >> i had just grabbed my baby out of the crib and we jumped into the bathtub literally probably 10 seconds before. >> that was back here. >> right here in this corner right here where her crib was at. >> more people probably would have died had the tornadoes hit at night when people were sleeping. the mayor of the town of washington, illinois says a lot of people were in church and no churches were damaged. >>> trend mayor rob ford now says he no longer does drugs and he is quitting drinking but not quitting his job. the toronto mayor had plenty to say last night in an interview with the canadian broadcasting corporation. >> i haven't touched a drop of alcohol. i'm dealing with a team of professionals. i'm getting the help for sometimes my -- sometimes, my excessi
. >> reporter: president obama said his thoughts, prayers go out to the people affected by the storm. he ordered the pentagon to deploy marines to assist in recovery efforts. the first wave of u.s. government aid already arrived. >> food, water. always a basic -- >> reporter: luis a worker from boston headed to the philippines. >> my home country. it's emotional, but it's part of the job. >> reporter: the devastation is so severe, people are digging through the debris to find food as they wait for the much-needed help. suzanne mcguinness, cbs news, washington. >> officials fear as many as 10,000 people died. typhoon made harrell earlier this morning with 75 miles per hour winds. you can see people trying to wade through the streets. hayan has been downgraded, headed to southern china. >>> the bay area has one of the largest fill pee know communities in the u.s. a lot of people are sending aid. church members are praying for victims in the philippines. there's a big effort to gather items they need. even children are helping collect donations in san brew know. >> at first, i was a sign h
, no water. >> president obama said his thoughts and prayers go out to the people affected by the storm. he ordered the pentagon to deploy marines to assist in recovery efforts. >> got airplanes and helicopters, got airplanes that can look for people. >> food, water, always a bakes that they need. >> a relief worker from boston headed to the philippines. >> my home country. i've seen a lot of -- it's emotional, but it's part of the job. >> reporter: the devastation is so severe, people are digging through debris to find food as they wait for the much-needed help. >> officials fear as many as 10,000 people may have died. they confirm about 1,000 deaths. >>> bay area has one of the largest fill pee know communities in the u.s. a lot of people are sending aid back to their home country. church members are praying for the victims in the philippines. a big effort to gather items they need. donations are piling up in san bruno. >> got my son here with me today, trying to teach him the importance -- definitely they need help. >> the local chapter of the national alliance fill pee know concerns is
days before the launch the government grand a waiver despite a high security risk. president obama is trying humor to reassure americans and get his healthcare law back on track. >> let's face it, a lot of us didn't realize that passing the law was the easy part. >> this is much more than a failed website. real people who are facing real healthcare problems are being hurt. >> the president says you can still apply by phone, by mail and in person. but notes from a congressional committee show that all applications eventually go through the healthcare.gov website. >>> a new study indicates some herbal supplements actually contain no herbal supplements. canadian researchers performed dna tests on 44 popular supplements. one out of three had no trace of the supplement whatsoever. industry advocates admit quality control is an issue here but they don't believe it is as bad as the study suggests. >>> the university of california system is about to get stricter on its smoking ban. the school is now going to add ecigarettes to the list of products banned on campus. the goal, to get studen
but the large populations of the uninsured. >> president obama says the white house will work with insurance companies to help about three million americans who loves their insurance because their plans don't meet new federal standards. >>> time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." and we do that with gayle king on wednesdays. she joins us live in new york wit more. >> reporter: good morning. good to see you. ahead, political director john dickerson on the election results with national implications. plus a murder conviction overturned after years of reporting from 48 hours. go 48 hours. correspondent erin moriarty talked with ryan ferguson after he learned he would be set free and she was there when his parents learned this great news, as well. you will see it all only on "cbs this morning." and he was inside folsom prison when johnny cash gave his famous concert. hear from the music critic with surprising details about the man in black. the news is back in the morning. see you at 7:00. so time for you to start thinking about your favorite johnny cas song. >> my name
this morning." the official obama care numbers fall drastically short this morning both parties demanding answers. >> the mayor of the town flattened by typhoon haiyan tells his people to get out. seth is there with the rush to save millions. >> plus a new scandal for the secret service. fbi insider john miller on the bullet, hotel room and high ranking supervisors in trouble. >> we begin with today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> just another day in a series of mess ups. you can't even tell what's going on here. >> a reality
embassy including an iranian diplomat. >>> iran will be the focus in washington today as president obama meets with key senators from both major parties. the president is urging congress to hold off on passing new sanctions against iran. the white house is concerned more sanctions could hurt ongoing negotiations. u.s. and iranian representatives will meet tomorrow to continue talks regarding limits to iran's nuclear program. >>> time now is 5:09. stop building. why the former mayor of a quaint wine country town wants a cap on new development. plus -- [ chanting ] >> he did what? toronto mayor rob ford sparks more controversy with bizarre behavior at a council meeting last night. >> and could brittany murphy have been murdered? what a new toxicology report reveals about the actress' death. >> and finally the rain is back. showers showing up in the north bay. but plenty more to come. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and this may be a great morning to give mass transit a try. so far bart has 37 trains on time. ace train 1 also got a great start. all right. we want to know, we still want
including a possible tornado. >> the supreme court decides to hear a challenge to obama care. jenn craw ford with the fight over religious freedom. >> the truth about your thanksgiving dinner. dr. davis look at myths and realities of everything on your plate. >> we begin with your world in 90 seconds. >> hopefully we'll get out. >> delayed, delayed, delayed. >> a monster storm causes a travel nightmare. >> rain, snow,
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